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Animal health and nutrition

Like human health, animal health may be threatened by various pathogens (bacteria, viruses, parasites), some of which can also affect human health (zoonoses). ANSES contributes to the prevention and control of the major and emerging animal diseases affecting both farm animals and wildlife, and in doing so participates in the protection of public health.

The Agency assesses the health and nutritional risks of animal feed, the benefits of the products used, the treatment processes and the risks to humans of the consumption of animal-based foodstuffs. Via the French Agency for Veterinary Medicinal Products, ANSES is also the competent French authority for the assessment and management of veterinary medicinal product risks.

Zootopique, the ANSES podcast with a focus on the future

Could there be a COVID-31? How is our current turbulent relationship with mosquitoes – or bees – likely to evolve in the future? What sort of meat will we eat in the future? ANSES has announced the launch of “Zootopique”, its first series of podcasts. The series invites listeners to take a trip into the future in order to look at the links between human and animal health. One year ...

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Published on 14/04/2021

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